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from Amsterdam to Lucerne

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Travel Information from Amsterdam to Lucerne

distanceDistance397 miles (640 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£30 - £35
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £30 • 1 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £30 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, easyJet or Deutsche Bahn

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 397 miles (640 km) from Amsterdam to Lucerne. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £30. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus, easyJet or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Amsterdam to Lucerne.

Travel Tips: Travel from Amsterdam to Lucerne

Travel to Lucerne easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Amsterdam to Lucerne.

What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Lucerne, Switzerland from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

Travel from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Lucerne, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Lucerne from Amsterdam restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Lucerne, Switzerland from Amsterdam?

Entry Requirements:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Lucerne, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 13/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Amsterdam to Lucerne closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on reentering Netherlands from Lucerne, Switzerland due to the coronavirus pandemic?

Return travel to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Netherlands from Switzerland?

Entry into Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Netherlands from Switzerland?

Requirements for reentering Netherlands:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Netherlands?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Netherlands to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Amsterdam, Netherlands was last verified on 17/01/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Amsterdam from Lucerne.

What are my travel options from Amsterdam to Lucerne?

There are 3 ways to get from Amsterdam to Lucerne: coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Amsterdam to Lucerne?

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Amsterdam to Lucerne, which costs on average £30.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Lucerne:

A flight is about £5 less than a coach, which costs on average £35 for this route.

A flight is £3 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Amsterdam to Lucerne costing on average £33.

What is the fastest way to Lucerne from Amsterdam?

The fastest way from Amsterdam to Lucerne is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

Other travel options to Lucerne from Amsterdam can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 12 h 50 min   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 7 h 57 min   on average.

What is the distance from Amsterdam to Lucerne?

You should expect to travel around 397 miles (640 km) from Amsterdam to Lucerne.

How many services a day are there between Amsterdam and Lucerne?

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Lucerne is:

  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Amsterdam and Lucerne as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Amsterdam to Lucerne?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Amsterdam to Lucerne:

  • Coaches mostly depart from Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk) and arrive in Lucerne, Luzern, Bahnhof.

Which travel operators can get me from Amsterdam to Lucerne?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Amsterdam to Lucerne, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can get you to Lucerne by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from Amsterdam to Lucerne for £35 on Omio.
  • EasyJet can take you to Lucerne by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for easyJet from Amsterdam to Lucerne for £30.
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Lucerne by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Amsterdam to Lucerne for £33.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Amsterdam to Lucerne?

Omio customers who travel from Amsterdam to Lucerne often also extend their holiday to go to Zurich, Milan or Paris. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Lucerne and these popular destinations at a great price.

How far in advance should I book my Amsterdam to Lucerne ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Amsterdam to Lucerne, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £35 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £30 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing £33 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Lucerne from Amsterdam online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.